Corporate Unplugged


Maria Konnikova

Season 2, Ep. 28

Maria Konnikova is a New York Times best-selling author, journalist and psychologist who in 2018 while researching her newest book, The Biggest Bluff, became an international poker champion and the winner of over $300,000 in tournament earnings, inadvertently turning herself into a professional poker player. 

In this podcast:

  • The role that luck plays in our lives
  • What Maria has learned about life from playing poker
  • Why we shouldn’t take life for granted
  • Where she gets her inspiration to write from
  • How COVID-19 is revealing our true colours
  • The power of language and communication in business
  • How chance affected her life
  • The value of human connections


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